megaphyll etymology

English word megaphyll comes from English mega-, English -phyll (Leaf.)

Detailed word origin of megaphyll

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mega- English (eng) (computing) Multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 220 (= 1,048,576, the binary number closest to a million). Computing symbol: Mi.. (computing, marketing) Multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 213 × 53 (= 1,024,000, the binary round number closest to a million).. (originally) Very large, great.. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, [...]
-phyll English (eng) Leaf.
megaphyll English (eng) (botany) A leaf having an internally branching system of veins, or a structure that is derived from such a leaf.

Words with the same origin as megaphyll

Descendants of mega-
mega megabrand megacaryocyte megacelebrity megacentre megacyclothem megadecibel megaesophagus megahotel megaisochore megalithic megalitre megameter megamind megamosque megampere megapenis megaphone megaplex megapop megarecession megaspore megastar megaton megaverdict
Descendants of -phyll
carpophyll erythrophyll hydroxanthic megaphyllous mesophyll mesophyllic microphyll xanthic xanthic acid xantho- xanthuria